“Question: Who owns the record for the top-selling 12-inch single of all time? Michael Jackson, Madonna, Prince? Wrong. The distinction belongs to New Order, the venerable UK group who in 1983 released “Blue Monday,” the song that would forever change the sound of dance music.” [read article]
The guy behind the famous Blue Monday bassline, Peter Hook is performing live in Rotterdam on June 2. Absolute Musics allows us to give away 2*2 free tickets via our new project www.voornopnaarpop.nl. All you have to do is reply.
In 2002 the song came back as a popular bootleg when Kurtis Rush remixed Kylie Minogue’s Can’t Get You Out of My Head with New Order’s Blue Monday. Listen to the popular mash-up.
Curious? This is what Peter Hook looks like deejaying